National award for QUS team member

National award for QUS team member

The ambassadors of Roze 50+ work on good support for LGBTI+ elderly people. They have won the highest Dutch award for LGBTI+ emancipation: the Jos Brink oeuvre award 2023. They received the award on 4 June in Amsterdam from Minister Dijkgraaf. QUS team member Kees van den Berg is one of these ambassadors.

May 4th

May 4th

On May 4th we commemorate victims of war in The Netherlands. What do we know about LGBTI+ in World War II?

Digital heritage

Digital heritage

The KB, the Dutch National Library, has designated QUS as digital heritage.

Utrecht gay disco The Pink Cloud on local TV

Utrecht gay disco The Pink Cloud on local TV

Beautiful images from Utrecht gay disco The Pink Cloud (De Roze Wolk) in the 90s on local TV. The occasion is an exhibition in the Utrecht Archive with materials from this famous disco on display.

Utrechtenaren (f/m/x)

Utrechtenaren (f/m/x)

QUS wants to make a series of portraits of well-known LGBTI+ citizens of Utrecht (f/m/x) from the past and present.

Athletes

Athletes

QUS is looking for well-known Utrecht LGBTI+ athletes from the past and present.

Podcast with Marijke Huisman

Podcast with Marijke Huisman

Arjan den Boer of the Oud-Utrecht Association speaks with Marijke Huisman about the Utrecht rainbow canon

Stay informed

Stay informed

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New window on AIDS

New window on AIDS

The Utrecht rainbow canon is one window richer: 1987 AIDS. In this window you can read everything about the impact of AIDS in Utrecht and the new approach for AIDS patients by internist Jan Borleffs and nurse Jan Vrehen.

The new Utrecht rainbow canon

The new Utrecht rainbow canon

Purple Friday 2022 Queer U Stories (QUS) launches the new Utrecht rainbow canon. The canon shows highs and lows from the history of the Utrecht queer community; from 18th century sodomite persecution to the Utrecht Pride.

Utrechter Passion

Utrechter Passion

Thomas Höft wrote a new libretto for Bach’s St Johns Passion. Instead of the suffering of Christ, the story focuses on the suffering of LGBTQIA+ people, who were discriminated against and murdered, nowadays and in the past. The Utrecht sodomite persecution is part of the new text.

Historic rainbow walk

Historic rainbow walk

Utrecht historical rainbow walk, Sunday August 28, 7 pm, from Queer Villa Utrecht, Concordiastraat 67A.